Hey there readers! I have another Boarding School post for you, but I promise we will be moving on to other subjects in June. Anyway, for one of our wrap-up posts on boarding, let's get some more feedback from others. Since we have asked parents about their decision choosing boarding school for their kids, I… Continue reading Featured TCKs: What’s Boarding School like?
I wish you could meet our next guest in person. I worked as a dorm assistant in the same boarding home in Thailand where Shan Shan was staying. If you were to meet Shan Shan, you would quickly learn how gifted she is as an artist and a musician. You’ll find her instagram account (Shanshan.akamu https://www.instagram.com/shanshan.akamu/?hl=en… Continue reading Featured TCK: Shan Shan
Hey friends, Meet Joel! Joel has a Dutch passport, was born in England, grew up in a couple of places in East Asia, and now is a senior Business major here in the States. I met Joel about a year ago as I was connecting with international students in our organization. He shared this spoken… Continue reading Featured TCK: Meet the poet!
Perhaps you are wondering at this point: What is up with this girl's obsession with aliens? Well... I'll be honest...One reason I chose "aliens" is because it's a good bait-word. Seriously, would you have clicked on the blog if it just said "TCK Info"? No. Neither would I. I feel like "aliens" can accurately describe how TCKs… Continue reading No longer aliens…
I brought it on myself. I was allowed to pick my own title, and this is the best I could come up with. I thought it might be helpful to break it down...
I dream about Thailand almost every night. Usually I'm getting on a plane, then I'm landing in Chiang Mai. Sometimes friends are with me, Sometimes I'm leading a team from the church, Sometimes (giving away one my deepest desires) my family is there, reunited at last in our old home. The dream continues in a… Continue reading Sweet, Scary, Dangerous Dreams
I apologize for the lack of pictures... I had 2 pictures I was going to show, but every time i try to download a picture, wordpress says "error". Any ideas? Quick recap: I've been writing about missionary toddlers here in Thailand and how cute they are and how their lives are a bit different than… Continue reading The Cheese Curl Princess
image retrieved from http://childhood101.com/2011/09/an-attitude-of-gratitude/As promised, in the next few weeks (while I'm adjusting in THAILAND!!!) I'm going to tell you a bit about what I learned from the interviews I held over the past semester. I group-interviewed 4 missionary kids, and then I held personal interviews with 5 separate college-age missionary kids (MKs). Four of the… Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude
So my last post told you a bit about how my oldest brother Nate felt about being a missionary kid growing up between multiple countries. You can see my post entitled Featured TCK: my brother Nate. I asked my sister Melody to answer the same questions about her experience, and I was very excited to see how her… Continue reading Featured TCK: my sister Melody
I'm not one for making new year resolutions. I usually give up pretty quickly anyway. but THIS year.... well, I'm HOPING this year will be different. My resolution is to keep a blog regularly updated. But not just any blog... MY blog. A website where I can share what I'm really passionate about. And hopefully,… Continue reading Resolution of an Alien at Home